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WEBB: Progress on Cigarettes? Report Says They Are Deadlier and More Addictive Than Ever

It appears to be critical, not only for our health, but to us as taxpayers as well, that the FDA begin the process immediately to require manufacturers to reduce the toxicity of their products, reduce nicotine levels to minimize addiction, and prevent to
The Legal Examiner
added Jul 16, 2014 21:17
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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
The Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: State should raise age to buy tobacco ($$)

Eighty-eight percent of adults who smoke every day picked up the addictive, deadly habit before they turned 18, according to the 2012 report "Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults."
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 7, 2014 21:02
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A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America (PDF)

FCTC represents the compiled wisdom of decades of global efforts to reduce tobacco use, and we know it works. Countries that have fully implemented the treaty have seen dramatic success in reducing the toll of tobacco use. Uruguay, for example, saw a five
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:26
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A Half Century of Avoidable Death

New Report Offers a Global Perspective on Tobacco in America
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:19
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[USA] A Half Century Of Avoidable Death

A new report entitled "A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America," ("Avoidable Death") released today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), examines U.S. tobacco control efforts in the fifty years since the release of
PR Newswire
added Jun 3, 2014 12:17
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SIEGEL: POV: Antismoking Movement Has Been Co-Opted

Both the government and the national tobacco control organizations have largely abandoned the fight against the tobacco industry and smoking, and instead have dedicated themselves to seeking funding for research or policy that makes little or no further c
BU Bridge (Boston University)
added May 28, 2014 12:09
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SHACTMAN: Years Later: Big Tobacco, Big Al

A few years ago, I made a documentary on CNBC that focused on tobacco. ... an aggressive short-term goal set by Dr. Koop. But what would he have said if we told him in 1984 that by 2014, electronic cigarettes would be the next big health threat.
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 23, 2014 11:34
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BLUM: Blowing Smoke: The Lost Legacy of the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health

What nonsense! Over the past three decades, CVS and its rivals have swallowed up thousands of locally owned, independent, community pharmacies ...robust research warning against the dangers of smoking had been available 25 years earlier.... AMA entered in
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added May 15, 2014 12:26
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GLANTZ: FDA should use information in the 2014 Surgeon General Report when finalizing its deeming rule

I just submitted this public comment on the FDA deeming rule on Regulations.gov: May 4, 2014 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 8, 2014 10:03
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